bipenniform


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bipenniform

 [bi-pen´ĭ-form]
doubly feather-shaped; said of muscles whose fibers are arranged on each side of a tendon like barbs on a feather shaft.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.

bi·pen·nate

, bipenniform (bī-pen'āt, pen'i-fōrm),
Pertaining to a muscle with a central tendon toward which the fibers converge on either side like the barbs of a feather.
[bi- + L. penna, feather]
Farlex Partner Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012

bi·pen·nate

, bipenniform (bī-pen'āt, -pen'i-fōrm)
Pertaining to a muscle with a central tendon toward which the fibers converge on either side like the barbs of a feather.
[bi- + L. penna, feather]
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012
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